Auction 104, Lot 570

"Carte de l'Empire de la Chine, de la Tartarie Chinoise, et du Royaume de Coree: avec les Isles du Japon", Bonne, Rigobert

Subject: China, Korea & Japan

Period: 1788 (circa)


Color: Black & White

8.2 x 12.2 inches
20.8 x 31 cm

Copper engraved map of the region with good topographical detail. Numerous cities are shown throughout China, with considerably less shown in Korea and Japan reflecting the lack of knowledge of these regions in the late 18th century. The directions of the trade-winds are shown.


Condition: A

Scattered foxing in margins.

Estimate: $110 - $150


Closed on 9/10/2003